Workplace Review update: Summer 2013

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The latest issue of the Workplace Review (Volume 4 Part 4) contains the following material:

EDITORIAL

Articles

New IR appeal body: Are the critics to be believed? Gerard Phillips

The proposal that an appellate body be established that supervises the work of the Fair Work Commission is a sound one which would have economic and social benefits.

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Filling the regulatory gap: A new pathway for addressing workplace bullying Joanna Vincent

The most powerful, although not easily measurable, outcome of the new regulatory framework for addressing workplace bullying will likely be a “shadow effect”: that is, the new laws will encourage employers to develop internal processes and policies in an effort to intervene earlier in workplace bullying.

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New fair work bullying jurisdiction: Applying for orders Neil Napper and Shane Wescott

While uncertainty surrounds some aspects of the operation of the Fair Work Commission’s new workplace bullying jurisdiction, the release of draft forms, new rules and a draft Benchbook provides detailed information for parties and practitioners on initiating and responding to claims of workplace bullying. The following article examines the procedural aspects of initiating and responding to applications for orders to stop workplace bullying using a hypothetical claim based on an infamous recent sporting incident.

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Social media, recruitment and dismissal: Challenges and implications Tom Kavanagh

The use of social media has blurred the lines between work and personal lives, posing challenges for employers, employees and the courts.

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Sections

FOCUS ON AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

  • Scope of conduct obligations outside employment – James Macken

INTERVIEW

  • The power of bringing people together: Robert McClelland reveals lessons learned as Attorney-General and life after politics – by Azadeh Khalilizadeh

WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • The breadth of the duty to others under WHS laws: An Australian reflection on the English prosecution of the Stafford Hospital – Michael Tooma

VALE

  • The Hon John Terrence (Terry) Ludeke QC – Michael Roberts

BOOK REVIEWS

  • The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion – Reviewed by Graeme Watson
  • The New Work Health and Safety Legislation: A Practical Guide – Reviewed by Jeffrey Phillips SC

SPECIAL FEATURE

  • A Birthday Poem – by Lucinda Napper

THE LAST WORD …

  • Miscellany of the legal world – Jeffrey Phillips SC

DIARY

For the pdf version of the table of contents, click here: WAU – WR Vol 4 Pt 4 Contents.

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